On 11-27-18 I had an MRI done to check the soft tissue damage in my lower back. Partially visualized on scout imaging is a T2 hyperintense lesion in upper pole of the left kidney measuring 2cm. Also partially visualized on scouting imaging is a T2 hyperintense lesion in the lower pole of the left kidney measuring 2.3cm. How critical are these? Will they continue to grow and how fast. Will they harm the kidney? If they need to be removed, is it risky operation? I have yet to talk to a surgeon about, I am looking for information before I do.

I am a nephrologist and have no surgical expertise. I have no expertise in the surgical evaluation of tumors of the kidney. I suggest you consult with a urologist. A urologist is a surgeon who deals with tumors of the kidney and whether these lesions need removal.

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